Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > General Aquarium Forums > General Hardware/Equipment Discussion
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 01-04-2011, 04:28 PM   #11
Aquarium Advice Freak
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Ohio
Posts: 384
Originally Posted by Laurence View Post
I have a 187-gallon acrylic aquarium with a 300 watt heater which does the job nicely, even in winter, since the tank is insulated with the panels. (Acrylic is also an insulator, incidentally.)

Two heaters would work, of course, but why waste the electricity if you can find a way to conserve it? To be on the safe side you can do both - add the additional heater and insulate at the same time.
I had the two heater setup in my tank... and then I got an in-line heater with my canister. How do people handle those? Do you then have another heater hanging on the back? I got the in line to avoid that. I hate having all the things hanging inside the tank.

Sometimes we live no particular way but our own
Regen311 is offline   Reply With Quote

eat, eating, heating

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
feed in winter 007gaz Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 3 12-09-2010 03:17 AM
winter ro/di input water heating? minghi General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 4 02-05-2010 02:26 PM
PWC in Winter mctypething Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 19 01-07-2010 03:27 PM
water changes in winter new2betas Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 10 07-27-2008 01:20 AM
Winter Questions. Rip Fantom Freshwater & Brackish - Coldwater, Native Fish & Ponds 6 10-27-2003 01:04 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:35 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.